Part of The Last Word Festival , celebrating fearless storytelling.
The Distance is a new play exploring the impact of sport and the pressures to perform from a young age. When so much of our identity is tied to what we do, what happens when we can’t do it anymore?
A look at the cost of ambitions, how we redefine ourselves in the wake of catastrophe and a treadmill that seems like it will never stop.
He’s been running his whole life. You’ve got a lot of catching up to do.
Written and performed by former GB long-distance runner Ben Norris with actor Rachel Denning. Directed by Kirsty Housley.
This is a work-in-progress show.
" At school I spent most of my time battling with my identity. My education started properly when I was 22 and I got more involved in music and theatre.
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